Technology based Entrepreneurship Programmes

Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering (CIAE), Bhopal

Centre of excellence on soybean processing and utilization - Soy-food Training programme for Upcoming Entrepreneurs
Soymilk and Soy paneer Training Fee Rs.5000
Fullfat soyflour, Soy-based Bakery Products and soy snacks Training Fee Rs.5000
Batch Month Dates
157 April 2016 25-30
158 May 2016 23-28
159 June 2016 20-25
159 July 2016 18-23

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Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET), Ludhiana

Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) on Aonla Processing and Value addition.

There are certain products which are prepared using Aonla such as Juice, RTS, Squash, Murabbas, Pickles, Candy, Jelly, Jam etc. For the purpose of value addition as well as from the perspective of reduction in post-harvest losses in Aonla crop, Horticultural Crop Processing Division, ICAR - Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology (ICAR-CIPHET), Abohar organizes hands on training for 3 days based on the request from entrepreneurs.

Training fee is Rs. 3000/- (Training registration fee is Rs. 2000 + Operation and other expenses of training materials etc Rs. 1000). Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner and Guest house facility will be provided on payment basis, if available.

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Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology (CIRCOT), Mumbai

ICAR-CIRCOT conducts regular training program on “Quality Evaluation of Cotton” at the Institute premises at Mumbai.

Course contents

  • Advances in Ginning Technologies
  • Introduction and Practical in Cotton Grading
  • Cotton Crop By products
  • Fiber Length Measurement using Conventional Instruments
  • Demonstration in Fiber Fineness and Maturity
  • Cotton fibre Testing using High Volume Instrument (HVI) and Advanced Fibre Information System (AFIS).
  • Mechanical Processing of Cotton
  • Techno Entrepreneurial Activities and Business Planning Development
  • Contamination in Cotton and Marketing & Commercial aspect of Cotton.
  • Visit to Cotton Association of India, Cotton Green

Course Fee: Rs. 10,000 plus service tax @14.5%

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Ginning Training Centre, Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology (CIRCOT), Nagpur

Ginning Training Centre of CIRCOT located in Nagpur, Maharashtra is a unique and only one research and training centre of its kind in Asia. This centre imparts theoretical and practical training on Double Roller Ginning Technology, Fibre Quality Evaluation and byproduct utilization of cotton and cotton stalks for gin owners, managers, supervisors, fitters etc.

Training Fee: • For Ginners and Traders: Rs. 11,450/- (inclusive taxes) • For Farmers: Rs.1685/- (inclusive taxes and accommodation at Guest House, GTC, Nagpur).

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Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums (IINRG), Ranchi

.Modern methods of lac culture (long term)- Module A

4 months

Now proposed for 2 months Sept-Oct or Feb-March

Sponsored Un- employed rural youth Intermediate or graduates and nominee of GOs & NGOs

GOs = 5,000/


Unemployed rural youth = 2,000/

Minimum-5 nos. of participants
Production, processing and utilisation of lac One Week Sponsored by Govt/ Non- Govt

Rural youth, Rural women, farmers, Undergraduate

Rs 1,000/ per participant Minimum 15 person in a batch preferably.
On-Farm training and education on lac culture 1-4 days Sponsored Farmers, Rural Women

Rs 200/ per active participant subject to a minimum of Rs 10,000/ per day

Active participants- involved directly and each one will get training literature also.

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National Institute of Research on Jute and Allied Fibre Technology (NIRJAFT), Kolkata

Sl.No Topics Duration (Days) Min. No. of Participants (per batch) Period Fees per Candidates (Rs.)
1. Training on grading of raw jute & allied fibres 6 10 Dec. 800
2. Training on Handmade paper jute & jute stick 6 10 Dec. 800
3. Training on particle Board from jute stick 6 10 Dec. 800
4. Training on Bleaching/Dyeing of jute fibre 6 10 Dec. 800
5. Training on improvement in quality of jute by mixed culture at farmer level 6 10 Sep. 800
6. Training on spinning jute yarn in small scale spinning system 6 10 Dec. 800
7. Training on development of Non-woven products 6 10 Dec. 800
8. Training on Technology and manufacturing jute synthetic blended yarn 6 10 Dec. 800
9. Training on jute Hand bags 12 10 Dec. 1,200
10. Training on jute Handicrafts 12 10 Dec. 1,200
11. Training on chemical and Dry Retting Techniques
8 10 Dec. 800
12. Training on jute Composite By Handlay Up Techniques
8 10 Dec. 800

Training fees : One week course Rs. 800/(Rupees eight hundred only) and Two week course Rs. 1,200/(Rupees one thousand two hundred only). Hostel facilities available against a payment of Rs. 50.00 (Rupees fifty only) per day.

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Source : Dr R.T.Patil, Benevole for Post Harvest Technology, Bhopal

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